This program is designed to train individuals with welding skills and experience in the practices and processes of pipe welding and pipe fitting. Students will build mastery by using ARC welding on steel pipe and TIG welding on steel and stainless steel pipe. Additional topics include pipe fitting skills and processes such as print reading, piping calculations, material takeoffs, material cutting processes, pipe beveling, and layout practices.
PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
• Successful completion of one-year welding diploma program
• Successful passing of an open butt “V” groove weld test on 3/8” carbon steel plate in the vertical and overhead position – TIG the root and hot pass and SMAW with E7018 fill and cap and 4 or greater on Work Keys Math, 3 or greater on Work Keys Reading for Information, and a 3 or better on Work Keys Locating Information.